The importance of gender equality is well recognised globally, inequalities persist despite considerable work undertaken in different sectors, including health and education, said experts gathered at the second conference on gender equality organised by Aga Khan University’s Working Group for Women.
November 26, 2013
Using the power of biomedical and mobile technologies, researchers at Aga Khan University will develop a simple, glove like device that will empower people to check their blood pressure, sugar and cholesterol, and record an ECG without blood tests anywhere in the world.
November 21, 2013
In the last few years, as sophisticated medicines were
introduced in the market, disease-causing agents bacteria evolved
rapidly to develop resistance.
November 19, 2013
In one of the most significant gifts to the Aga Khan University Examination Board, the Fancy Foundation announced a multi-million rupee gift to an endowment enabling deserving students to receive scholarships towards completion of their Higher Secondary School Certificate at AKU-EB.
November 13, 2013
Experts at a session held to mark World Diabetes Day at Aga Khan University pointed out that up to a 58 per cent reduction in the development of diabetes could be achieved if pre-diabetes was controlled effectively.
November 12, 2013
Come 2014, Salama House, AKU’s Institute for Educational Development campus in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, will receive an ambitious facelift with major renovations and the addition of a third storey.
November 12, 2013
The launch of Seeing the Unseen: Breaking the Logjam of
Malnutrition in Pakistan by IDS and The Political Economy of
Undernutrition in Pakistan by AKU is an appropriate moment to reflect on
why nutrition deteriorated even as the economy grew.
November 4, 2013
The annual High Achievers Awards ceremony organised by
Aga Khan University Examination Board was doubly special this year, as
it coincided with the Board’s 10th anniversary.
November 1, 2013
For over a decade now, Pakistan has witnessed its fair
share of natural calamities and man-made distresses: floods, terrorism,
October 30, 2013
The sounding of the alarm is the signal for AKU faculty, staff, students and volunteers to follow the earthquake preparedness protocol – Drop, Cover and Hold On.
October 24, 2013